U.C. Davis Health System
Training & Development
Room 2600, Ticon III
Program for Employee Cross Training
The Program for Employee Cross Training is a UCDHS Training & Development
Program designed to assist staff employees increase the effectiveness of their
performance in their present University positions; and to encourage and provide
opportunities for employees to obtain skills, knowledge and abilities which may
improve their chances for career advancement within the University.
The employee has the primary responsibility for individual career development and
should, therefore, make career interests known to the supervisor and initiate the
request to participate in the Employee Cross Training Program.
There is no promise of compensation, employment or hospital benefits to the
participant (Attachment F).
Because of the nature of business in some areas of the hospital, the participant
may be required to sign a confidentiality statement.
In many cases, the trainee must be licensed to drive an automobile in the State of
California and provide proof of current personal liability and collision automobile
Definition and Purpose
Training is designed to:
help employees acquire and enhance skills, knowledge and abilities;
enhance employees’ opportunities for mobility and advancement within the
University. Training may make employees minimally qualified to apply for
the position in which they are cross-training; and
in some cases, provide managers with an opportunity to support the UCDHS
Affirmative Action Program, and, eventually, increase the diversity of their
own work units.
The Program’s primary purpose is to formalize training efforts. The program
documents will identify the employee’s supervisor; outline the nature of supervision
to be received; set forth the specific tasks to be assigned to the trainee; describe
the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be acquired by the trainee; provide the
timetable by which these activities will be governed